Exodus 25:1−27:19

When Is T'rumah Read?

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  • God asks the Children of Israel to donate gifts (t'rumah) for the building of the Tabernacle so that God may "dwell among them." (25:1-9)
  • Instructions for the construction of the Ark, table, and menorah are provided. (25:10-40)
  • Detailed directions are given on how to build the Tabernacle. (26:1-27:19)

Ten Minutes of Torah: T'rumah Commentary

an image of a construction tools, a helmet, blueprints, pencil and measuring stick

“Tools of Gold”

By: Jonathan K. Crane

Every job has its tools. In my industry (at least, back in the old days), there were pencils for students, chalk/white boards for teachers, and books for everyone. Such tools had benefits and limitations. When used together, they had the potential to generate profound illumination.

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